Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Ira Levin 1929 - 2007
Popular suspense novelist and playwright Ira Levin has died. Very popular with the reading public, Levin wrote only seven novels but most were made into very successful movies. His novels were filled with suspense and it was said that "he liked giving readers the creeps" as underlying evil came out to interfere with the mundane good one would normal encounter day to day.
His novels included Rosemary's Baby, The Stepford Wives, The Boys From Brazil, and A Kiss Before Dying. His most successful play was the comic mystery Deathtrap.